The Friends of Great Swamp NWR host a series of interesting, fun, and educational programs every month. Download the complete Calendar of Events for the current listings.
Paw Printindicates programs suitable for children
 
Jun
22
Thu
Invasive Species Control Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help control invasive plant species. Volunteer work days on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month through September. Meet at Visitor Center.

Jun
24
Sat
Garden Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

No experience necessary. Visitor Center.

Jul
9
Sun
Meet the Interns — Second Sunday with Friends @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jul 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Paw PrintJoin the young people who have been working at the Refuge this summer and learn about their adventures. Visitor Center.

Jul
12
Wed
Gardenkeepers Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us to work in the gardens. Volunteers Needed! Visitor Center.

Jul
13
Thu
Invasive Species Control Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help control invasive plant species. Volunteer work days on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month through September. Meet at Visitor Center.

Jul
14
Fri
Refuge Ramble — Mushrooms @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jul 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Paw PrintInformal guided walk at the Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center. Mushrooms with Dorothy Smullen.

Jul
21
Fri
Refuge Readers @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us for a fun and lively discussion of Where Worlds Collide by Penny Oosterzee. Copies are available for loan. Visitor Center.

Jul
27
Thu
Invasive Species Control Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help control invasive plant species. Volunteer work days on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month through September. Meet at Visitor Center.

Jul
29
Sat
Gardenkeepers Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us to work in the gardens. Volunteers Needed! Visitor Center.

Aug
10
Thu
Invasive Species Control Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help control invasive plant species. Volunteer work days on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month through September. Meet at Visitor Center.